US trade (export - import) with Montenegro in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Montenegro in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Montenegro

In 2013, US trade with Montenegro totaled $23.4 million, up 45.39% ($7.3 million) from 2012.

US exports to Montenegro in 2013 totaled $21.7 million, up 74.91% ($9.3 million) from 2012.

US imports from Montenegro in 2013 were $1.8 million, down 52.76% ($2.0 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Montenegro in 2013 was $19.9 million, a 129.81% increase ($11.3 million) over 2012.

Montenegro was the US 185th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 195th in 2012), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (up from 0.0004% in 2012).

Montenegro was the US 182nd largest export market in 2013 (up from 192nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0014% of US total exports (up from 0.0008% in 2012).

Montenegro was the US 195th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 181st in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (down from 0.0002% in 2012).

US Exports to Montenegro

The major share of US exports to Montenegro in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.47% of US total exports to Montenegro (49.29% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.32% of US total exports to Montenegro (21.72% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.94% of US total exports to Montenegro (7.98% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.32% of US total exports to Montenegro (1.46% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.21% of US total exports to Montenegro (1.06% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Montenegro in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,629.3 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,779.4 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $662.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $627.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $543.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $351.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $287.6 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $175.8 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $128.1 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $118.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $89.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montenegro in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $239.9 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $187.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $180.2 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $178.3 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $134.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $90.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $79.8 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $75.0 thousand.
US exports to Montenegro in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,323.3 10.71 2,035.714.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 363.5 1.68 235.454.43
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.1 0.02 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 75.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 156.3 0.72 37.5316.80
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 511.1 2.36 159.6220.28
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 53.3 0.25 53.30.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 17.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 126.8 0.58 37.0242.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 41.7-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 21.7 0.10 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,903.6 13.39 124.22,237.12
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21.0 0.10 199.3-89.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 33.2 0.15 28.217.66
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14.9 0.07 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 97.4 0.45 111.8-12.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 149.0 0.69 329.2-54.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 216.0 1.00 196.110.16
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16.7 0.08 35.0-52.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.7 0.03 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 9.5 0.04 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 134.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 11.4 0.05 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11.5 0.05 31.0-62.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 34.6 0.16 9.2277.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.6 0.01 6.9-61.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 23.7 0.11 113.9-79.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 5.4 0.02 14.2-62.23
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.9 0.02 2.933.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.2 0.06 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,766.5 8.15 2,006.4-11.96
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 2,059.6 9.50 1,397.447.39
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,009.2 9.27 2,037.7-1.40
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 119.1 0.55 62.889.75
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,117.9 23.60 488.6947.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 739.5 3.41 112.4557.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 77.4 0.36 18.1327.28
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 727.6 3.36 551.831.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 70.2 0.32 150.0-53.20
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 25.0-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.0 0.05 197.5-94.94
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,853.3 8.55 1,309.841.50

US Imports from Montenegro

The major share of US imports from Montenegro in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.54% of US total imports from Montenegro (37.75% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.87% of US total imports from Montenegro (3.95% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.49% of US total imports from Montenegro (0.27% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.63% of US total imports from Montenegro (8.00% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.38% of US total imports from Montenegro (2.54% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.22% of US total imports from Montenegro (5.16% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montenegro (14.78% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Montenegro in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $222.7 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $157.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $87.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $45.5 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $40.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $25.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $20.3 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $7.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montenegro in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $613.5 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $583.1 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $551.0 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $227.8 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $200.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $173.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $49.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $39.9 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $39.3 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $36.5 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $24.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $14.7 thousand.
US imports from Montenegro in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 45.5 2.59 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 304.3 17.28 147.1106.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 36.5-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.8 0.38 56.1-87.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.5 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43.3 2.46 3.21,237.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 229.5 13.03 6.83,258.15
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.4 0.08 16.1-91.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.9 0.11 175.5-98.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.02 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.3 0.02 0.4-9.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16.8 0.95 41.3-59.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 551.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4.1 0.23 43.9-90.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 20.3 1.15 248.1-91.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.4 0.25 6.3-30.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14.6 0.83 29.6-50.52
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 675.7 38.37 1,258.9-46.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 85.3 4.85 60.142.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 79.0 4.49 58.734.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 200.9-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 7.8 0.45 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 97.5 5.54 10.4840.21
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 46.5 2.64 85.8-45.79
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 75.0 4.26 688.5-89.11
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce